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Introduction xlviiiPart 1: Core 1Chapter 1 Mobile Devices 3 “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 3 Install and Configure Laptop Hardware and Components 7 Install Components Within the Display of a Laptop 34 Use Appropriate Laptop Features 39 Characteristics of Other Mobile Devices 46 Accessories and Ports Used by Other Mobile Devices 48 Basic Mobile Device Network Connectivity and Application Support 53 Methods to Perform Mobile Device Synchronization 67 Review All the Key Topics 71 Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 73 Define Key Terms 73Chapter 2 Networking 79 “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 79 TCP and UDP Ports, Protocols, and Their Purposes 84 Networking Hardware Devices 91 Install and Configure a Basic Wired/Wireless SOHO Network 98 Compare and Contrast Wireless Networking Protocols 109 Summarize the Properties and Purposes of Services Provided by Networked Hosts 119 Network Configuration Concepts 123 Using Networking Tools 143 Review All the Key Topics 149 Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 149 Define Key Terms 150Chapter 3 Hardware 159 “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 159 Basic Cable Types 164 Common Connectors 193 Installing RAM Types 194 Installing Storage Devices 206 Installing Motherboards, CPUs, and Add-on Cards 228 Peripheral Types 296 Printer 296 Power Supplies 309 Custom Components 319 Common Devices 327 SOHO Multifunction Devices 332 Print Technologies 339 Review All the Key Topics 366 Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 369 Define Key Terms 369Chapter 4 Virtualization and Cloud Computing 387 “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 388 Common Cloud Models 391 Client-Side Virtualization Overview 398 Review All the Key Topics 404 Define Key Terms 405Chapter 5 Hardware and Network Troubleshooting 409 “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 409 Troubleshooting Methodology 414 Troubleshooting Motherboard, RAM, CPU, and Power Issues 415 Recommended Tools 439 Troubleshooting Hard Drives and RAID Arrays 445 Troubleshooting Video, Projector, and Display Issues 453 Mobile Device Troubleshooting 462 Printer Troubleshooting 474 Network Troubleshooting 487 Review All the Key Topics 492 Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 495 Define Key Terms 495Part 2: Core 2Chapter 6 Operating Systems 505 “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 505 Common Operating Systems 508 Microsoft Windows Versions 518 OS Installation and Upgrade Methods 520 Command Line Tools 540 Control Panel Utilities 601 Summary of Installation and Configuration Concepts 615 Networking Microsoft Windows 616 macOS and Linux 649 Review All the Key Topics 671 Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 675 Define Key Terms 675Chapter 7 Security 685 “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 686 Physical Security Measures 689 Logical Security Concepts 694 Wireless Security Protocols and Authentication 701 Malware Removal and Prevention 704 Social Engineering Threats and Vulnerabilities 714 Microsoft Windows OS Security Settings 719 Security Best Practices to Secure a Workstation 725 Securing Mobile Devices 734 Data Destruction and Disposal 741 Configuring Security on SOHO Networks 742 Review All the Key Topics 751 Define Key Terms 752Chapter 8 Software Troubleshooting 759 “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 759 Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows OS Problems 762 Troubleshooting PC Security Issues 770 Best Practice Procedure for Malware Removal 773 Troubleshoot Mobile OS and Application Issues 774 Troubleshoot Mobile OS and Application Security Issues 780 Review All the Key Topics 786 Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 786 Define Key Terms 787Chapter 9 Operational Procedures 793 “Do I Know This Already?” Quiz 793 Best Practices and Documentation 798 Change Management 801 Disaster Prevention and Recovery 804 Explain Common Safety Procedures 811 Environmental Impacts and Appropriate Controls 823 Addressing Prohibited Content or Activity 828 Communication Techniques and Professionalism 833 Scripting Basics 836 Remote Access Technologies 840 Review All the Key Topics 843 Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory 843 Define Key Terms 844Part 3: Final PreparationChapter 10 Final Preparation 851 Exam Information 851 Getting Ready 890 Tools for Final Preparation 892 Suggested Plan for Final Review/Study 896 Summary 896Appendix A Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes and Review Question Sections 897Appendix B CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) Cert Guide Exam Updates 923
Online Only ElementsAppendix C Memory TablesAppendix D Answer Key to Memory TablesAppendix E Study PlannerGlossary